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Damn the Man! Disrupting Regulated Industries

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As if building a successful company from scratch wasn't hard enough, tech startups in certain industries are facing an additional hurdle: government regulation. From product design to launch strategy, pricing to fundraising, regulations pose challenges in every aspect of the startup lifecycle. We’ll explore success stories from entrepreneurs in some of the most regulated industries (ie. Health, Finance, Energy, and Transportation) to understand better how to navigate this tricky landscape and position your startup or your portfolio companies for success.


Dana Rosenberg Business Dev Rock Health

Dana manages strategic partnerships and sponsorships across the Rock Health incubator, events and research. Prior to Rock Health, Dana led user acquisition, engagement, marketing and PR at HealthTap and was a consultant at Easton Associates, a boutique healthcare strategy consulting firm in New York. Dana has a BS in Biology from Duke University.

Joshua Reich Co-Founder, CEO Simple

Ryan Graves GM/VP Ops Uber

Stephanie Tilenius Entrepreneur in Residence Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers